benoxinate

benoxinate

 [ben-ok´sĭ-nāt]
a local anesthetic applied to the conjunctiva for relatively short procedures; used as the hydrochloride salt.
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These products include: Fluorescein Sodium & Benoxinate, Altacaine, Goniotaire, and Homatropine.
Injective procedures were performed in the operating room after topical anaesthesia with benoxinate hydrochloride eye drops.
One drop of topical anaesthesia (benoxinate hydrochloride 0.4%) was instilled.
* Benoxinate (local anaesthetic): apply 1 drop to each eye at the outset
* The discomfort and systemic effect of the examination should be minimised by pre-treatment of the eyes with a topical anaesthetic agent such as proparacaine or benoxinate.
Intravenous sedation (midazolam hydrochloride 1 mg) was administered to all patients before instilling four to six drops of 0.4% benoxinate into both the superior and inferior conjunctival fornices over one to two minutes.
One drop of a combination of sodium fluorescein 0.25% with benoxinate HCl 0.4% was instilled in the lower fornix of each eye.
Prior to measurement, the cornea was anesthetized with one drop of topical 0.4% benoxinate HCl.